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Early Years Room Leader Apprenticeship Caversham Nursery

Caversham Nursery are looking to recruit a Room Leader who will be working towards their Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner qualification. This role will include some leadership duties and will require previous Childcare experience, as well as a Level 3 Childcare achievement if possible. This is a great opportunity to progress in your career!

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Your starting salary will be £8.00 per hour with the possibility to increase after a successful probation period of around 6 months.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Shifts TBC)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To supervise staff and students and maintain a proactive
    and professional team
  • To ensure all daily routines are adhered to
  • To ensure records are kept up to date
  • Support staff development and work closely with other staff and
  • To communicate with parents
  • To liaise with other Room Leaders
  • To attend management meetings
  • Ensure the environment of the playroom is highly stimulating
  • Encourage other members of staff to build positive relationships with parents and carers and provide advice and support

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner
  • 1-2-1 Allocated Trainer
  • Remote Course Delivery

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible permanent position after completion of the course

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 / C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C) Desired

Things to consider

This role will require the applicant to have some previous experience in Childcare and ideally hold a Level 3 Childcare qualification. A DBS check will be required.

About the employer

Caversham Nursery is open 51 weeks a year, from 8am – 6pm. It’s just a five minute walk from Kentish Town tube. As well as being convenient and well-located, it’s a buzzy, happy nursery that goes the extra mile for parents and children alike. It also received a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating in 2018


Caversham Nursery


33-43 Vadniebish House

Caversham Road



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Training provider



Sam Keeble

07495 553353

Apprenticeship standard

Early years lead practitioner

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

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